The Siege of Krishnapur - Part 1 Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1 Chapter 7 Summary

Harry and Fleury ride out to warn the indigo farmers to come into the safety of the Residency. All of the residents move out of their homes and take up refuge in the Residency itself, since it is surrounded by the trench that the Collector has had erected. The Collector gives orders calmly and effectively. Many residents bring all of their possessions along, and these are piled outside the main building and in the hallway. Dr. Dunstaple and Dr. McNab will now both be working together to help many of the wounded soldiers. Dr. Dunstaple criticizes his colleague's use of ants as stitches, a practice the other doctor has picked up from native use. In the evening, Harry boasts about the danger he and Fleury have gone through, riding alone in the dangerous open country.

That night, the Collector awakes to...

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